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Archaeologists have called Fayūm "Little Egypt" as it resembles ancient Egypt in its terrain.
UNESCO World Heritage List includes seven Egyptian sites, divided into six heritage: The Monastery of Abū Mīnā, Historical [Islamic] Cairo, The Memphite Necropolis, Ancient Thebes, The Monuments of Nubia, and St. Catherine.  
The Ministry of Antiquities announced the opening of the Museum of Islamic Art every Saturday evening for visitors, the first of which will be tomorrow evening.
Dr. Khālid ‘Azab, Professor of Islamic Archeology, said that the ’Amrū Ibn al-‘Āṣ mosque was the first mosque in Egypt and Africa, and was built in the city of Fustāt, the first capital of Egypt during the Arab Islamic era.
"The people of love stay alive even when they die” is a famous saying by Ibn al-Fāriḍ. This saying embodies the lived reality of millions of Egyptians, Muslims and Christians alike. Throughout Egypt, religious festivals have been held in the memory of prominent religious figures for hundreds of...
Egypt's Ministry of [religious] Endowments found a Qūr'ān manuscript that dates back to the 10th century in the Sīdī `Ateya Abu al-Rīsh Mosque in Damanhūr, Beheira Governorate, north of Egypt.
There is no doubt that the relics of any nation are an indicator of the level of civilization and the various cultures that intertwined within it. In Egypt different civilizations amalgamated, which explains why she has been called “Ūmm al-Dūniya”, the Mother Of The World. Here, different...
The Minister of Antiquities, Dr. Khālid  Al- ‘Anānī, pledged to contribute to the completion of the renovation work of  the ancient Qaitbay mosque in Fayyūm,  and to reopen it for the citizens after the residents participated in and contributed to the cost of the renovation. 
Responsible for presenting the history of the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, the seat of the papacy to foreign and local visitors, Eng. Najāti Nāguī said that the legacy of National Unity is remarkable, and that it was a Coptic architect who erected the `Amru Ibn Al-`Ās Mosque around 642 AD, as well as...
Dr. Shurūq ʿAshūr, professor of Islamic and Christian monuments at the Future University stressed in a recent study that Egypt is home to 156 ancient churches. She said that these archaeological churches are considered to be an architectural museum.   


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